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ICYMI: Registration for the 2018 Child Support Enforcement Seminar Closing Soon

Registration for the 2018 Child Support Enforcement: Representing Respondents seminar is open until Friday, January 5.

TOPICS:  This full-day seminar provides training for attorneys who represent alleged contemnors in child support enforcement proceedings. The seminar will begin with sessions on the requirements for civil and criminal contempt and the dispositional alternatives available to the trial court.  It continues with presentations on understanding the state and federal regulations, community resources for your clients, and advocacy in child support contempt cases. The seminar also includes a one hour ethics session. An agenda is posted on the course webpage.

PARTICIPANTS: Child Support Enforcement: Representing Respondents is open to public defenders and private attorneys who do appointed work and is geared toward attorneys who represent respondents in child support enforcement proceedings.

TIMES: Check-in will be on Friday, January 19 from 8:00am to 8:45am, at which time the program will begin. The program ends at 4:15pm.

REGISTRATION: To register online, as well as to find directions and other program information (including our cancellation and refund policy), please visit:

Pre-registration is required and space is limited; the registration deadline is 5:00pm on FRIDAY, JANUARY 5. There is no on-site registration.

FEE:  The registration fee for private assigned counsel is $160. This fee includes materials, parking, breaks, and lunch.  Thanks to support from IDS, there is no fee for IDS employees.

CREDIT:  The programs will offer six hours each of continuing legal education (CLE) credit, including one hour of ethics/professional responsibility.

HOTEL INFORMATION: A block of rooms is available for Thursday, January 18 at the Holiday Inn Express at a reduced nightly rate of $80.00 plus tax which includes a deluxe hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. To make a reservation online visit or call the hotel directly at 919.489.7555 and mention Group Code CSJ. These rooms are being held on a first-come, first-served basis. The reservation deadline for the block rate is January 1, 2018.

TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT – IDS STATE EMPLOYEES ONLY: Travel reimbursement for IDS state employees is contingent upon state rules and regulations. For all questions regarding travel reimbursement, please contact Elise Wolper—Fiscal Officer at IDS—at 919.354.7200.  Please note travel reimbursement forms must be submitted to IDS Financial Services within 30 days of travel or reimbursement will be denied.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: We look forward to seeing you in January.  If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Tanya Jisa, Program Manager, or 919-843-8981, or Austine Long, Program Attorney, at or 919.962.9594.



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